Acting and Activism

ACTING AND ACTIVISM

ANNUAL REPORT 2020-2021

Look at what Jana Sanskriti has been upto in the year 2020-2021. Not even the pandemic could prevent us from reaching our villages!

Kangshabati Natya Parob, 2022, Purulia

16 February 2022 - Nirbhaypur, Puncha, Purulia

22 February 2022 - Lagadanga, Puncha, Purulia

24 February 2022 - Daldali, Hura, Purulia

27 February 2022 - Gurda, Hura, Purulia

Kangshabati Natya Parob, 2022, Purulia

Kangshabati Natya Parob 2021, Purulia

7 February 2021 - Daldali, Lalpur, Purulia

9 February 2021 - Pakbirra, Puncha, Purulia

About Muktadhara

Muktadhara is a bi-annual international forum theatre festival organized by Jana Sanskriti since 2004. ‘Mukta’ means free and ‘Dhara’ is a flowing stream. A flow that is free from dogma [...]
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GAYER PACHALI

This play is set in rural Bengal. Instead of following a linear narrative, it is like a collage of different aspects of village life today. As the play goes on, [...]
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SONAR MEYE

This play evolved from Jana Sanskriti’s workshop with a group of women from some of the villages in West Bengal and was first staged in 1991. This play evolved from [...]
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Khelar Ghar

“Khelar Ghar” – This is a stage performance of A Dolls House in the platform of Forum Theatre. A radical political shift in the practice of Forum Theatre. Nora left [...]
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SARAMA

This is the story of a young woman, Sarama, who lives in an urban slum and is in love with Adhir. In her own little world, she is happy and [...]
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WASTE LAND: A JOURNEY

India/UK Together, A Season of Culture India/UK Together, a Season of Culture is a year-long celebration of the long-standing relationship between India and UK. Celebrating India's 75th Independence Anniversary, the [...]
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DHRISHTIKON – PERSPECTIVE

The theme that receives central attention in this play is the attitude that the government in power has towards citizens. But it should be said that in the play no [...]
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UNNAYAN – DEVELOPMENT

The play deals with people’s understanding of political parties in government. It also shows that the dialogue on development is confined to the global corporate and the government. People have [...]
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A VILLAGE DREAM

This play is an Indian adaptation of Mezgun Zerai’s “A Village Dream” (a young playwright from Eritrea) and was first performed in 2014 at Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Kolkata [...]
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BHALO MANUSH

BHALO MANUSH – ADAPTED FROM THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN Forum theatre usually deals with a concrete situation of oppression. During the 7th International Forum Theatre festival in December 2016, [...]
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OTHER SHORT PLAYS

Manik Ray - depicts the relationship between industrialists, trade union leaders and workers. Mati Koto Meherban - on communal harmony Gaach –highlights the relationship between human society and the environment. [...]
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Legislative Theatre

LEGISLATIVE THEATRE PROJECT The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the developing migrant labour crisis of our country. The practice of migration happens such that the worker loses all their rights and [...]
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Organic Farming

GREEN GRANTS – ORGANIC FARMING PROJECT (SOUTH 24 PARGANAS) The project aims at reconstructing and revitalizing the relationship between farmers and their lands. This would mean exploring and understanding agriculture [...]
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Muktadhara IX, December 2022

Jana Sanskriti is proud to announce the ninth edition of its Bi-annual International Forum Theatre Festival from the 3rd to the 17th of December, 2022. The global community of TO [...]
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Muktadhara 2016

28 participants from 14 countries participated in this festival. Travelling phase of the festival was inaugurated at ICCR, Kolkata by Shri. Goutam De, Regional Director, ICCR. Click here to read [...]
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Muktadhara 2014

36 participants from 17 countries participated in this festival. Forum theatre groups from France & India had also performed. Travelling phase of the festival was inaugurated at Kala Mandir, Kolkata [...]
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Muktadhara 2012

50 participants from 19 countries participated in this festival. Forum theatre groups from Nepal, Iraq & India had also performed. Travelling phase of the festival was inaugurated at ICCR, Kolkata [...]
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Muktadhara 2010

150 participants from 36 countries participated in this festival. Forum theatre groups from France, Spain, Iran, Germany & India had also performed. Travelling phase of the festival was inaugurated at [...]
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Muktadhara 2008

140 participants from 26 countries participated in this festival. Forum theatre groups from Spain, Nepal & India had also performed. Travelling phase of the festival was inaugurated at Curzon Park, [...]
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Muktadhara 2006

129 participants from 29 countries participated in this festival. Forum theatre groups from Spain, Brazil, France, Germany & India had also performed. Travelling phase of the festival was inaugurated at [...]
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Muktadhara 2004

16 participants from 7 countries participated in this festival. Forum theatre groups from Pakistan, Nepal, Delhi, Orissa, Maharashtra, Tripura performed. Travelling phase of the festival was inaugurated at Curzon Park, [...]
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